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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / A Discussion (Part I) #967389

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 07, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on legislation to uncap BP's liability for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico noted. [On NBC, President OBAMA - says he was in the Gulf a month ago & we talk to experts because they have answers.] Inset video of the underwater leaks shown. The various estimates on how much oil is leaking outlined.

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Earlier exclusive interview held with survivors of the oil rig explosion, [Survivor Matt JACOBS†- comments on the fire.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Plaquemines Parish president Billy Nungesser & historian Douglas Brinkley about BP & the spill. [NUNGESSER - says BP exec Bob Dudley actually touched the oily water & wrote a check for the berms we need to keep the oil out of the marshes; backs the legislation to lift the 75 million dollar cap; recounts vacuuming up the oil with a truck.] [BRINKLEY - says Obama is hitting his stride; notes BP is doing some symbolic & important things.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:07:40

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